Date of creation: 1937 to 1984
Extent: 2 boxes
CCCW Catalogue: MAC
Keywords: Indian Independence, Bangladesh, Islam, Hinduism, ecumenical movement, church union

Alan MacLeod (1911-1984) trained for ministry in the English Presbyterian Church at Westminster College, Cambridge and joined the Presbyterian Mission at Rajshahi Bengal (now within Bangladesh) in 1936. He worked further east at famine-struck Naogoan during the Second World War. Later he became Principal of the Darjeeling Language School for Missionaries. In 1955 he returned to England to become Professor of Old Testament at Westminster College. He was Principal from 1963 to 1979.

The collection consists of his letters, sermons and other writings related to his service overseas and includes reflections on service during wartime, Islam, the ecumenical movement and church union, and the political situation in India and Pakistan. It also includes notes for sermons delivered in various locations during his career.

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